Deadline: March 26 (early bird) / April 16 (regular) / May 21 (late)
Hosted by the Austin Film Festival. All screenplays/teleplays (collectively, “Scripts”) submitted must be in English. Scripts must not have been optioned or sold prior to October 23, 2021. Scripts must be the original work of the applicant(s). If based upon another person’s life or upon a book or other underlying work, applicant(s) must secure any necessary rights to make such adaptations. However, it is not necessary to submit the adaptation or rights agreements to the Festival. Neither the Festival nor its jurists investigates or attests to the authenticity of an applicant’s statement of authorship or rights secured. By entering the competition, you are acknowledging that you have secured all necessary rights.